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6 reasons for outsourcing software development to Costa Rica

6 reasons for outsourcing software development to Costa Rica WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT COSTA RICA There are multiple reasons why Costa Rica makes a great outsourcing partner for US companies in particular, such as highly professional software engineers and developers, close time zone to the US, and comparatively low cost of hiring. POPULATION LANGUAGE CAPITAL TIMEZONE 5,128,314 Spanish San Jose A GMT-6 EASE OF DOING HUMAN BUSINESS CLIMATE RISK ASSESSMENT BUSINESS CAPITAL/SKILLS 69.2/100 62/100 A3 ADVANTAGES OF COSTA RICA AS AN OFFSHORE COUNTRY Higher education and tech skills Low attrition 1 The Costa Rican government chose to spend 26.09% of 4 Thus software engineers and developers in Costa Rica are its total expenditure on education, and boasted of a high happy with their present employment and teams. They literacy rate of 97.92% in a population that is 15 years are less likely to jump from team to team or company to and older. company. Infrastructural capacity Professional services Costa Rica gained focus worldwide as more than 20 Costa Rica ranked 2nd in all of Latin America in the Fortune 100 companies like Intel, IBM, and HP had set up English Proficiency Index with a score of 57.38, which is a a development center in the country. definite assurance for US companies looking to outsource software development from Costa Rica. The low difference in a time zone Low costs for IT services 6 The United States is only two hours ahead of Costa Rica, A Costa Rican software engineer earns about CRC 27,600,000 (USD 46,552), while a software developer in which means that the Costa Rican developers will be working and available for contact around the same time the US makes around USD 86,005 the US company works. Software developer annual salary Salary range based on technology 45,000 4,064 Python 7,760 40,000 5,510 3,527 35,000 Ruby 11,042 7,313 30,000 3,805 41,986 JavaScript 7,770 25,000 5,880 28,531 3,805 20,000 Node.js - 9,583 5,880 15,000 16,185 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,00 Junior Middle Senior O Costa Rica O The US Salary YouTeam

6 reasons for outsourcing software development to Costa Rica

shared by garyzapeda on Sep 30
An overview of the average software engineers’ and developers’ salaries, the main advantages of outsourcing to Costa Rica, and what to consider before hiring.


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